Vacant Position: 1 PhD position (University assistant) University of Salzburg, Department of History
(Extended) Deadline: 22nd Jun 2017
Duties and functions: Scientific support in research and teaching in the field of Non-European and Global History; administrative functions, independent research including the writing of a PhD; after the 3rd year of employment 2 hours of teaching are required. Participation in the research project “Appraising Risk, Past and Present: Interrogating Historical Data to Enhance Understanding of Environmental Crises in the Indian Ocean World”.
The successful candidate should possess a historical focus on the history of science, technology, and knowledge transfer across the overland or maritime silk roads (focus China) or in cross-cultural environmental history of China and/or